[Foundation-l] tool for coloring/treating maps searched ...

THURNER rupert rupert.thurner at wikimedia.ch
Tue Aug 14 05:13:38 UTC 2007


beginning with release 1.9 mediawiki can have image maps. we also had it as
suggestion for the 150 jahre volkschule project (scholars at the age of
12-14) - but it seems quite challenging - without tools :)

see here for details:
* http://tools.wikimedia.de/~dapete/ImageMapEdit/ImageMapEdit.html?en

creating/coloring maps is usually the biggest work. anybody knows good tools
or good keywords for a websearch to find tools which facilitate
drawing/coloring images like

i found:
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Graphics_tutorials
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Vector_graphics_editors
* http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/network/2005/06/10/osgeospatial.html

a second question:
what is the best/preferred format to store the result? is it svg?


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